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bubble and squeak


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Cabbage and potatoes fried together.

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  • noun UK, New Zealand Cabbage and mashed potatoes etc. fried together
  • noun Cockney rhyming slang a Greek (also: bubble)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun leftover cabbage fried with cooked potatoes and sometimes meat


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Imitative of the sounds made as it cooks.]


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  • A Monday dish when leftovers from Sunday's meal are fried up again in butter. Ah!...

    January 8, 2008

  • Bubble and squeak rocks!

    January 8, 2008

  • But it sounds too cute to eat!

    January 8, 2008

  • Bubble and squeak in my auntie's kitchen in south Wales...one of my fondest and tastiest memories.

    February 4, 2008

  • I love bubble and squeak!

    February 4, 2008

  • "Accomplished cooks skilfully used small quantities of cheaper cuts of meat in French-inspired stews, and the repertoire of leftover meat expanded from beef olives and hashes with a thick sauce to 'bubble and squeak', which fried chopped meat and cabbage together."

    --Kate Colquhoun, Taste: The Story of Britain Through Its Cooking (NY: Bloomsbury, 2007), 268

    See also comment on toad-in-the-hole.

    January 18, 2017